Application Tenable Nessus

A guide to uninstall Tenable Nessus from your PC

Tenable Nessus is a software application. This page holds details on how to remove it from your PC. It is developed by Tenable Network Security, Inc.. Go over here where you can get more info on Tenable Network Security, Inc.. Please follow if you want to read more on Tenable Nessus on Tenable Network Security, Inc.'s website. Tenable Nessus is frequently set up in the C:\Program Files\Tenable\Nessus folder, however this location may vary a lot depending on the user's choice when installing the program. You can remove Tenable Nessus by clicking on the Start menu of Windows and pasting the command line MsiExec.exe /I{542D964F-8770-4F61-9289-5E0B9FA831E9}. Note that you might be prompted for administrator rights. nessus-adduser.exe is the programs's main file and it takes around 1.00 MB (1051136 bytes) on disk.

The executable files below are installed together with Tenable Nessus. They occupy about 25.27 MB (26495936 bytes) on disk.

  • nasl.exe (4.00 MB)
  • ndbg.exe (38.50 KB)
  • nessus-adduser.exe (1.00 MB)
  • nessus-admin.exe (982.50 KB)
  • nessus-chpasswd.exe (986.50 KB)
  • nessus-fetch.exe (2.60 MB)
  • nessus-fix.exe (1,000.50 KB)
  • nessus-mkcert-client.exe (993.50 KB)
  • nessus-mkcert.exe (987.00 KB)
  • nessus-rmuser.exe (983.50 KB)
  • nessus-service.exe (15.97 KB)
  • nessus-update-plugins.exe (2.58 MB)
  • nessuscli.exe (3.95 MB)
  • nessuscmd.exe (1.00 MB)
  • nessusd.exe (4.30 MB) to view all...

This info is about Tenable Nessus version alone. For other Tenable Nessus versions please click below: to view all...

A way to uninstall Tenable Nessus with the help of Advanced Uninstaller PRO

Tenable Nessus is a program marketed by the software company Tenable Network Security, Inc.. Some people decide to erase this application. Sometimes this is easier said than done because deleting this manually takes some know-how regarding removing Windows programs manually. One of the best QUICK approach to erase Tenable Nessus is to use Advanced Uninstaller PRO. Take the following steps on how to do this:

1. If you don't have Advanced Uninstaller PRO on your system, install it. This is a good step because Advanced Uninstaller PRO is one of the best uninstaller and general tool to clean your computer.


  • visit Download Link
  • download the program by pressing the green DOWNLOAD NOW button
  • install Advanced Uninstaller PRO
2. Start Advanced Uninstaller PRO. Take your time to admire the program's design and wealth of functions available. Advanced Uninstaller PRO is a powerful package of tools.

3. Press the General Tools button
Go to General Tools

4. Press the Uninstall Programs button
Go to Uninstall Programs

5. All the applications installed on the computer will appear

6. Scroll the list of applications until you locate Tenable Nessus or simply activate the Search field and type in "Tenable Nessus". The Tenable Nessus application will be found very quickly. Notice that when you click Tenable Nessus in the list , the following information about the program is made available to you:

  • Star rating (in the left lower corner). The star rating explains the opinion other people have about Tenable Nessus, ranging from "Highly recommended" to "Very dangerous".
  • Opinions by other people - Press the Read reviews button.
  • Technical information about the application you are about to uninstall, by pressing the Properties button.
For instance you can see that for Tenable Nessus:

  • The web site of the program is:
  • The uninstall string is: MsiExec.exe /I{542D964F-8770-4F61-9289-5E0B9FA831E9}
7. Click the Uninstall button. A confirmation page will appear. accept the uninstall by pressing the Uninstall button. Advanced Uninstaller PRO will automatically remove Tenable Nessus.
Uninstall Tenable Nessus

8. After removing Tenable Nessus, Advanced Uninstaller PRO will ask you to run a cleanup. Press Next to go ahead with the cleanup. All the items of Tenable Nessus that have been left behind will be detected and you will be able to delete them. By uninstalling Tenable Nessus using Advanced Uninstaller PRO, you can be sure that no Windows registry entries, files or folders are left behind on your computer.

Your Windows computer will remain clean, speedy and able to take on new tasks.


The text above is not a piece of advice to remove Tenable Nessus by Tenable Network Security, Inc. from your PC, nor are we saying that Tenable Nessus by Tenable Network Security, Inc. is not a good software application. This text only contains detailed info on how to remove Tenable Nessus in case you want to. Here you can find registry and disk entries that Advanced Uninstaller PRO stumbled upon and classified as "leftovers" on other users' computers.

2016-10-03 / Written by Andreea Kartman for Advanced Uninstaller PRO

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Last update on: 2016-10-03 18:07:21.180